DARLINGTON-3

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PHWR
CANDU 850
Ontario Power Generation
Ontario Power Generation
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
878 MWe
881 MWe
934 MWe
2776 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Sep, 1984
09 Nov, 1992
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
07 Dec, 1992
14 Feb, 1993

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
139.54 TW.h
86.7 %
89.7 %
13.3 %
86.3 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2013

Operating History

Year Electricity Supplied
[GW.h]
Reference Unit Power
[MW]
Annual Time On Line
[h]
Operation Factor
[%]
Energy Availability Factor
[%]
Load Factor
[%]
Annual Cumulative Annual Cumulative
1992 Data from a trial operation not provided
1993 6003.390 881 7141 89.1 89.2 89.2 85.0 85.0
1994 6528.540 881 7642 87.2 85.3 87.2 84.6 84.8
1995 7061.530 881 8219 93.8 92.2 88.9 91.5 87.1
1996 7391.570 881 8574 97.6 96.7 90.9 95.5 89.2
1997 4010.780 881 6314 72.1 52.1 83.0 52.0 81.7
1998 7244.910 881 8593 98.1 93.9 84.8 93.9 83.7
1999 5629.080 881 6929 79.1 72.9 83.1 72.9 82.2
2000 6517.020 881 7822 89.0 84.2 83.3 84.2 82.4
2001 6577.970 881 7901 90.2 85.2 83.5 85.2 82.7
2002 6371.770 881 7595 86.7 82.6 83.4 82.6 82.7
2003 6827.190 881 8004 91.4 88.6 83.9 88.5 83.2
2004 6601.580 881 7649 87.1 85.6 84.0 85.3 83.4
2005 7562.050 878 8760 100.0 98.3 85.1 98.2 84.6
2006 5573.100 878 6452 73.6 72.5 84.2 72.5 83.7
2007 7221.130 878 8311 94.9 93.9 84.9 93.9 84.4
2008 7654.590 878 8784 100.0 99.2 85.8 99.2 85.3
2009 5657.160 878 6590 75.2 73.6 85.0 73.6 84.6
2010 7500.900 878 8643 98.7 97.5 85.7 97.5 85.3
2011 7558.560 878 8707 99.4 98.4 86.4 98.3 86.0
2012 6377.610 878 7419 84.5 83.0 86.2 82.7 85.8
2013 7334.600 878 8470 96.7 95.6 86.7 95.4 86.3
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-11-20

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